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One Step Beyond, 1960s Magic Mushrooms Doc.

From ScienceBlogs.com 1960s documentary: Self-experimenting with magic mushrooms Originally Posted on: July 17, 2008 10:11 AM, by Mo In the January 4th, 1961 episode of One Step Beyond, director and presenter John Newland ingests psilocybin under laboratory conditions, to investigate whether or not the hallucinogenic mushroom can enhance his abilities of extra-sensory perception. The programme […]

WIT, william irwin thompson surfaces! with his journal

WIT!  william irwin thompson’s  journal! On Religion and the State 4/26/2008 For as long as it takes a Tyrannosaurus Rex to devolve into a chicken, just so long will we have to wait for religion to scale down into a harmless nourishment for the soul. Then again, considering cock fights in Latin America, maybe the […]

What’s a wife worth? update and upgrade with Joanna & Craig Barnes

new interview   May 02, 2008 – Craig Barnes(51 minutes – 23.7mb)Craig Barnes is an author, essayist, playwright and international mediator.     His books include In Search Of The Lost Feminine, Decoding the Myths that Radically Reshaped Civilization, an analysis of the roles of women as they appear in archeology and myth before the patriarchy.   http://www.futureprimitive.org/GAIAlogues.html   […]

Xenolinguist reports from Basel on mind-manifesting developments

okIt was massive. It was beautifully organized. The shift to a psychedelically informed culture is well underway. 1900-plus people, from 37 countries attended the four day event, according to Dieter Hagenbach, of gaiamedia, organizers of the event. A big bookstore. A room dedicated to video presentations—art and documentary.http://mazerunner.wordpress.com/   Alien Downloads Altered states of consciousness are portals […]

Albert Hofmann Transmitter/Receiver UCSB 1983

Portrait by Alex Grey High Quality (64MB) mp3 46 minutes. Download “Transmitter/Receiver” Albert Hofmann at the UCSB Psychedelics Conference ll, 1983.

Saint Albert Hofmann de-animates into very low resolution atoms/pixels

Prints of this portrait are available (sale benefits MAPS) here. More about Artist Brummbaer from MAPS.ORG site Brummbaer recently completed his second book, What’s So Wrong With Love and Peace: 1965-67. To find out more about Brummbaer’s work visit his Web site: www.brummbaer.net And now, here comes Brummbaer to show us how to use the […]

2007 Women’s Visionary Congress Audio Recordings

2007 Women’s Visionary Congress Audio Recordings The Women’s Visionary Congress is a gathering of healers, activists, researchers and artists who are redefining the use of entheogens in contemporary society. This Congress will address the traditional uses of these substances and investigations into their therapeutic applications. Read more… Favorites: Annie Sprinkle Adele Getty Kat Harrison Carolyn […]

Burning Men, Part 2: the Order of Things by Erik Davis of techgnosis

How does Erik think this stuff UP^! too much and very nice. R eally gettin’ a Clue! The Perp! above ^ eDavis: So when Burners invoked specifically legalistic categories like “arson” and “reckless endangerment”—and I did it too at times—they were not just rationally debating Addis’ fate. They were actively deflating the productive legal ambiguity […]

book: Digital Contagions: A Media Archaeology of Computer Viruses (Digital Formations) by Jussi Parikka

by image x. Joseph Nechvatal Mid-September 2007, Marrakech http://www.nechvatal.net from http://transition.turbulence.org/blog/2007/09/28/review-of-digital-contagions/trackback/ Though no J. G. Ballard or William S. Burroughs, Jussi Parikka nevertheless sucks us into a fantastic black tour-de-force narrative of virulence and the cultural history of computer viruses (*), followed by innumerable inquisitive innuendoes We may wish to recall here that for Deleuze […]

Current TV covers Burnin’ Man

Live video cam from burnin’ womans http://qtss.telascience.org/live.sdp burning man site and info http://blog.wired.com/underwire/2007/08/video-current-t.html current.tv coverage of burning man http://www.current.tv/network/video?id=39821750 More current TV 2007 vids day by day http://www.current.tv/burningman/

Jonathan Ott on Free/Cheap/Peak fossil fuels/minerals update/comments

from Erowid Conference Report: Mind States Costa Rica by Lux, Erowid Staff Writer v1 – Jul 18, 2007 sample from Jon Ott- “The End of the Treasure in the Basement”, by Jonathan Ott Jonathan described himself as “not a prophet”, but someone who has been interested in the question of energy and the petroleum-based political […]

Alan Watts Theater

Here are six animated clips of short Alan Watts excerpts from the people at FreshMinds. If you’re new to Alan Watts, chances are you’ll be instantly smitten and wonder how it could be you’ve never heard of him. If you’re an old fan of Alan’s, then I’m sure you’ll find these short animations to be […]

Chris Hitchens joins attack on obsolete “religions”

Interview by Laura Sheahen Your book discusses the problems with the Abrahamic faiths, but then says Eastern religion is not the answer. It seemed like your main criticism of Eastern religion wasn’t so much about its tenets so much as one sex abuse scandal at one ashram. Oh, no. My objection was to the sign […]

Jeffrey J. Kripal talks about “Esalen, America and the Religion of No Religion”

This book is pretty amazing…the transition from Torture on the Cross to Yab-Yum Yummy yum yum maithuna tantric copulation. quite an extreme cultural reversal! sample chapter here from publishers site “Darwin, Tantric sex, cold war physics, psychedelic drugs, golf, and, of course, religion all come into play in a book that can only be described […]